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Digital Producer

Tribune Company
Sacramento, CA
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Digital Producer in Sacramento, California | Careers at CA-Sacramento;4655 Fruitridge Road (KTXL)
  • Digital Producer

    Location US-CA-Sacramento
    Posted Date 4 months ago(7/30/2019 6:20 PM)
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  • Overview

    Position: Digital Producer

    Department: News

    Reports to: Executive Producer of Digital Content


    Major Purpose: Assist the Executive Producer of Digital Content in the creating and publishing of content on all of FOX40’s digital platforms. 


    • Mine a wide variety of sources for relevant content. Select, generate, research and write original stories and content. 
    • Work independently and demonstrate solid judgment for content selection and priorities.
    • Work under frequently tight deadlines and can react to breaking news situations quickly and accurately. 
    • Assist in digital storytelling training for reporters, anchors and other broadcast talent.
    • Craft compelling and engaging graphics, videos and copy for various social media platforms.


    Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Must be able to work well under deadline pressure
    • Must take an active role in discovering and creating new content for the site; including stories, photos, videos, etc.
    • Must understand the importance of constantly adapting and evolving strategies on various social media platforms
    • Must be able to work autonomously and be self-motivated
    • Must demonstrate solid news judgment
    • Must have attention to detail; copy editing, grammatical and basic writing skills
    • Must have strong people and leadership skills to work with everyone in the newsroom and station


    Working Relationships:

    - Must work closely with assignment desk personnel, producers and executive producers, photographers, writers and news management



    Supervisory Responsibility:

    - None


    Training Requirements:

    - General safety

    - Internet posting programs


    Physical Demands:

    - Required to sit for long periods of time

    - Heavy computer usage


    Personal Protective Equipment:

    - None


    Work Environment:

    - Work performed primarily in an office environment

    - May be exposed to electrical equipment and loud noises


    This job description is subject to change based on the future needs of KTXL FOX40 and any technological changes.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    - Post daily news items of local and national significance to FOX40.com and other station digital platforms

    - Post breaking news as it happens, and tell our audience using FOX40 News app and desktop alerts

    - Respond to changing local and national interests by creating content to provide our viewers

    - Create compelling content like graphics and videos for various platforms

    - Push local content to national outlets, including but not limited to CNN, FOX, the Tribune Media Wire, Reddit, etc. to increase clicks and raise our national awareness

    - Plan, research and execute initiatives to drive viewers to our social media and website pages


    - Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or related field is desired

    - 1-3 years experience in a working newsroom as either a producer, reporter or assignment editor

    - Working knowledge of various social media and internet applications




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    Posted: 2019-11-18 Expires: 2019-12-18

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